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A Retrospect

February 6 The adult members of the Parish Church choir were entertained to supper in the Masonic Hall.( Feathers Hotel ? )


January 1 The annual festival of the “Eastnor“ Lodge of Free Masons was held, when Brother G. W. STARR was installed as W.M. ( Worshipfull Master )


February 1 The Ledbury Bellringers had their Annual Supper at the Masonic Hall.

February 10 The Parish Church Choir had their Annual Supper at the Masonic Hall.

March 14 Mr. Edward MADDISON, manager of the National Provincial Bank, who was a prominent Freemason and was Churchwarden of Ledbury Church for 17 years, died at the age of 57 years.


January 25 Mr. J. McKEAN HARRISON installed W.M. ( Worshipfull Master ) Eastnor Lodge of Freemasons.

February 12 Annual Meeting, Herefordshire Grand Lodge of Freemasons at Ledbury.


January 30 Masonic Installation Ceremony at Ledbury. Mr Frederick RUSSELL installed WM for the year.
1934 - The Royal Hall was purchased by the Eastnor Lodge of Freemasons
1958 - Masonic Lodge Eastnor Lodge, No 751
Held at the Masonic Temple, Southend, the third Wednesday in each month, with the exception of June July and August. Hon Sec Mr L M STARR, 89 Gloucester Rd, Cheltenham. Asst Sec Mr F HOPKINS, The Elms, New Street

1897 - 1980 A Retrospect Tilleys Almanacks - Herefordshire History
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Cuttings from Old Ledbury Reporter Newspapers